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Valencia Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Valencia. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Valencia. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Valencia to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

Valencia City Tour

These tours by coach offer you opportunity to city many of Valencia's highlights, including the famous Calatrava's architecture (the City of Arts and Science Buildings), a view of the city from the old Turia River Bed, the Plaza de la Rina, Town Hall, the train statiom, the bull ring, the Gothic Silk Exchange Building, and the Marquis dos Agua Palace Facane (which houses the porcelain museum).
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $40 through the cruise lines for a 2.5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as easy in terms of physical exertion. We do recommend checking out Hop on/Hop off tours of Valencia, which cost around 21 USD. For more information about Hop On/ Hop Off Bus Tours, see http://www.isango.com/spain-tours/valencia-tours/historical-and-cultural-sightseeing-tour-of-valencia_4411

The Bull Ring and the Oceanographic Museum

After a guided tour of the bull ring, you'll then go to the Oceanographic Center at the Science and Art Center on this 4 hour tour.
 
Price: Adults expect to par from $62 to $66 through the cruise lines.
 
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as moderate regarding the amount pf physical exertion involved. It may be helpful to note that the Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tours do feature a route that includes the Oceanographic Center. The bus will cost you around 21 USD, and you can purchase admission to the oceanographic center and other arts and sciences museums at https://tickets.cac.es/internetCAC/entradas-oceanografic-museo-hemisferic.vpi?languageid=1.

City Highlights and Valencia's Arts and Sciences Center

The driving by portion of this tour includes seeing highlights such as the bull ring, Central Station, the Carmen Quarter, and Torre de Quart, and Casa de Beneficiencia. At Central Market, you'll see the Gothic Silk Exchange Building. After visiting Valencia's Arts and Sciences center, you'll also visit Torres de Serranto, where you'll view the exterior of the cathedral and the Plaza de la Virgen.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $45 for a 4 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved, this tour is rated as moderate regarding physical exercise. You may want to consider Hop On/ Off Bus Tours which do visit the Arts and Sciences center, and you can purchase your admissions to different museums at the arts and sciences center at https://tickets.cac.es/internetCAC/entradas-oceanografic-museo-hemisferic.vpi?languageid=1

Valencia Beach Transfers

These beach transfers get you back and forth from El Saler beach, which is about 30 minutes from the cruise terminal. You have about 3 hours of time on the beach. Valencia is known world over for having miles of incredible beaches!
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $32.
 
Booking Advice: Cruise lines do warn that you might see some nudity when visiting the beach. Before booking a beach transfer, you may want to consider going to a local favorite, Playa de la Malvarrosa, which is 1 kilometer from the pier and easily accessible via public transportation!

Lladro Factory and Valencia's Porcelain Museum

The “City of Porcelain” at the Lladro Art Center is a fairly new tour, where you'll see artisans at work. Then, you return to Valencia to see the pocelain museum housed in a former palace, the Marquis dos Agua Palace Facane. Time for shopping is typically allotted.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $45 for a 4 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderate in terms of physical exertion. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Valencia

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Valencia. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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